Tag: Clint Eastwood

Heroes of Cult: Anthony James

Anthony James (born James Anthony) was born on July 22nd 1942 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. He was the only child of Greek immigrants George Anthony and Marika Palla. His parents immigrated from Greece to America only a few years before his birth. Sadly his father died when he […]

Heroes of Cult: Reni Santoni

Reni Santoni was born on April 21st 1939 in New York City. Growing up he briefly played professional baseball and originally planned on being a sports journalist but then began his career in off-Broadway theatre playing oddball/strange characters before becoming a comedy writer. He moved in front of […]

Hero of Cult: Don Stroud

Donald Lee “Don” Stroud was born on September 1st 1943 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is the son of comedian and vaudevillien Clarence Stroud (of the Stroud Twins) and singer Ann Livermore. His brother Duke Stroud is also an actor Mission: Impossible, The Dukes of Hazzard,Voyagers!, The Outlaws, Hill Street Blues, Law & […]

Heroes of Cult: Jeff Fahey

Jeffrey David “Jeff” Fahey was born on November 29th 1952 in Olean, New York, and raised in Buffalo, New York, from the age of ten. Fahey left home at the age of 17, subsequently hitchhiking to Alaska. He later backpacked through Europe, and worked on an Israeli kibbutz. At the age […]

Cult TV Essentials: McCloud

McCloud (played by Dennis Weaver)  was a Glen A. Larson’s production and was seen by many as his attempt at Coogan’s Bluff which starred Clint Eastwood. Like Coogan’s Bluff, McCloud galloped the length and breadth of Manhattan (he was joined by a mounted unit in “The 42nd Street Cavalry”), and the […]

George Kennedy passes away aged 91

It is Cult Faction’s sad duty to report that movie legend George Kennedy passed away on February 28th 2016, following a battle with lung cancer. Kennedy was born on February 18th 1925 in New York City, into a family of entertainers headed by his father George Harris Kennedy who was […]